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315th AW tradition brings Santa Flight to JBC
December 6, 2021
— Santa made a special appearance on the Joint Base Charleston flight line during the 315th Airlift Wing’s annual Santa Flight Sunday afternoon.JB Charleston Airmen and their families gathered to greet him aboard a C-17 Globemaster III where the children to told him what they want for Christmas.Lt. Col. Susan Gordon, 315th Operation Support Squadron...
‘Baby on board’ – Aircrew deliver Afghan baby on evacuation flight
August 27, 2021
— A 315th Airlift Wing aircrew from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina helped to deliver a baby aboard a Charleston C-17 Globemaster III carrying vulnerable Afghans evacuated from Afghanistan, Aug. 23, moments before landing at a Middle East staging area with a jet filled with evacuees...
Reservists give Lucy a ride in the sky with NASA mission
August 19, 2021
— What do members of the 317th Airlift Squadron, the rock band, The Beatles, and NASA have in common? Well, a Reserve aircrew who flew a seemingly routine mission, July 30, from Colorado to Florida can answer the question. The cargo, aboard a Charleston C-17 Globemaster III, a large white shipping container from Buckley Space Force Base, Colo. directly to Kennedy Space Station, Fla. The shipping container contained NASA’s latest deep-space exploration spacecraft Lucy. We’ll get to the connection with The Beatles later...
Airmen help make dream come true for special fan
July 15, 2021
— Capt. Dennis Conner, 701st Airlift Squadron, at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, flew a C-17 Globemaster III over the state’s coast during the “Salute From The Shore” celebration July 4, 2021. Little did he know the impact that flight would have for him that day, as well as a family watching from the shore who would end up getting a private tour of a C-17...
Multi-unit maintainer workshop pools expertise
May 25, 2021
— The 315th Maintenance Group hosted its first maintenance resource workshop involving a dozen bases between units from Air Force Reserve Command and the National Guard, May 12 to 13, at the North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, South Carolina. The 315 resource workshop brought the units together to formulate partnership, identify issues among the groups requiring resolution and formulate solutions...
Bill Murray flies with 315th AW for RiverDogs opener
May 6, 2021
— Actor Bill Murray joined 315th Airlift Wing Reservists and helped kick off the Charleston RiverDogs 2021 season opening home game with a C-17 flyover May 4, 2021, at 7:25 p.m. over Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park in Charleston, South Carolina...
315th Airlift Wing to kick off RiverDogs season opener with flyover
May 4, 2021
— 315th Airlift Wing Reservists flying a Joint Base Charleston C-17 Globemaster III will help the Charleston RiverDogs baseball team kick off their 2021 season opening home game with a C-17 flyover this evening at about 7:30 p.m. over Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park...
Airlift missions continues amidst the pandemic
April 26, 2021
— As the world-wide pandemic surpasses it’s year mark, aircrew members from the 315th Airlift Wing continues its complex global reach mission, despite the challenges brought by COVID-19. This mission, already complex, flying two helicopters to South America inside a C-17 Globemaster III, was made more difficult by adding two loadmaster evaluations, a language barrier and precautions put in place due to the ongoing pandemic. ...
Charleston Citizen Airmen break barriers by becoming wing's first
April 11, 2021
— Two Airmen from Joint Base Charleston achieved major Air Force milestones as Reservists at the 315th Airlift Wing. Senior Airman Sydney Lewandowski became the first female security forces Phoenix Raven, and Senior Airman Destiny Cooper became the first female security forces combat arms instructor. ...
Reservists Deliver Critical Firefighting Gear to Central America
February 8, 2021
— Members of the 315th Airlift Wing, Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, delivered first responder equipment and aid to the people of Guatemala Feb. 7, 2021. The donated equipment was picked up at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois and was loaded onto two separate C-17s, operated by the 317th Airlift Squadron and the 701st Airlift Squadron, and flown to Guatemala City, Guatemala...